Archive for the 'Denial' Category

Nursing diagnosis – INEFFECTIVE DENIAL

ShareINEFFECTIVE  DENIAL DEFINITION Conscious or unconscious attempt to disavow the knowledge or meaning of an event to reduce anxiety/fear, but leading to the detri- ment of health DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Delay in seeking or refusal of medical attention to detriment of health • Displacement of fear about condition’s impact • Displacement of sources of symptoms [...]